Residential Camp Health Director (Ithaca, NY)

The Health Director directly supports the health and safety of participants and staff at the Telluride Association Summer Seminar (TASS) located at Cornell Branch of the Telluride Association, as well as assisting the Summer Program Manager in supporting the health and safety needs of TASS participants and staff at other sites. The Cornell TASS program hosts approximately 28 junior and senior high school students for an educational summer program centered around a college-level seminar in the humanities.

  • Location: 217 West Avenue, Ithaca, NY 14850.
  • Required qualifications:
    • Must have valid New York State certification as a physician, nurse practitioner, physician assistant, registered nurse, licensed practical nurse, or emergency medical technician. LPN, NP, or RN preferred.
    • Must possess valid CPR and First Aid certifications dated within one year of the program.
  • Compensation & Benefits: This position is not benefits eligible. However, this position does receive paid sick leave. For compensation, see below.
  • Full Position Description
  • How to Apply: Apply Online.

During the prep period (Jun 3-Jun 21, 2024):

  • Approximately 20 hours/week.
  • Remote or hybrid work possible.
  • Travel may be required for trainings, if not already certified.
  • Main duty: reviewing camper medical histories and making health & safety plans.
  • Compensation: $30/hr

During the program (June 22-Aug 3, 2024):

  • Reside at the Telluride House. Full room & board provided. Telluride will pay for travel expenses to & from Ithaca if required.
  • Approximately 40 hrs/week. Night/weekend hours may occasionally be required, but you’ll have a high degree of flexibility in scheduling around the program’s needs.
  • Main duties: oversee health screenings & medication distribution, accompany field trips, and handle health emergencies/injuries. Full list of duties in Position Description.
  • Compensation: $1,200/week

Administrative Assistant (Ithaca, NY)

The Administrative Assistant provides critical administrative support to ensure that Telluride’s office and programs run smoothly and efficiently. Duties include maintaining and using the Salesforce database, maintaining digital and paper files, assisting with administration of Telluride’s programs (including a range of educational programs for high school and college students), assisting with IT and HR administration, and providing other assistance to staff and board as needed. The Administrative Assistant reports to the Executive Director, and works closely with Telluride staff, board members, and program participants.

  • Location: 217 West Avenue, Ithaca, NY 14850. After training is complete, there is an option for hybrid work, with 2-3 days in office and remainder remote.
  • Hours: 40 hours/wk, approximately 9am-5pm, M-F
  • Compensation: $18.45-25.00/hr, depending on experience
  • Benefits: This position is benefits eligible. Benefits include generous paid time off, as well as retirement plan and health insurance (if elected).
  • Full Position Description
  • How to Apply: Apply Online. Note that the application requires a cover letter and resume.

Michigan Branch Kitchen Assistant (Ann Arbor, MI)

The MBTA Weekend Kitchen Assistant (KA) is responsible for assisting with food service and cleaning the kitchen at the Michigan Branch of Telluride Association (MBTA). The KA must maintain a high standard of cleanliness, consistent with Michigan State Health Codes, both of the kitchen and their person. Duties include but are not limited to putting food away; cleaning food preparation areas; cleaning dishes, glasses, utensils, pots and pans, and other items used during meals; cleaning kitchen equipment and appliances; removing trash; completing assigned side work; and other tasks as assigned. The KA is responsible for ensuring food safety throughout their work. This position reports directly to the Head Chef, and works closely with kitchen staff and program participants.

  • Location: 1735 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
  • Hours: 15 hours/week (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 2:30pm-7:30pm)
  • Compensation: $18-20/hr depending on experience
  • Benefits: This position is not benefits eligible. However, this position does receive paid sick leave.
  • Full Position Description
  • How to Apply: Apply Online

Summer Program Faculty

Every year, Telluride Association hires faculty for the Telluride Association Summer Seminar (TASS). TASS combines the close, interdisciplinary consideration of texts and ideas in a discussion-based seminar with the opportunity for students to engage in meaningful service, community-building, and self-governance outside of class. The TASS-CBS program is focused on topics in critical Black studies, while the TASS-AOS program is focused on anti-oppressive studies. This six-week summer program is offered free of charge to all participants.

For more information on teaching at TASS, or to see any currently open calls for proposals, please see our faculty page.

Telluride Association is committed to anti-racism, equity, and inclusion in our programs and our workplace. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, women, LGBTQIA+ people, and people with disabilities. Telluride Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Telluride Association participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. Learn more here.

If you need an accommodation in order to apply for a position, please contact telluride@tellurideassociation.org.